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  • Carolyn Jeanette Bonner (1945 - 2011)
    Birth: Jan. 22, 1945 Monroe (Ouachita Parish) Ouachita Parish Louisiana, USA Death: Apr. 11, 2011 Euless Tarrant County Texas, USAEULESS, TEXAS -- Carolyn Jeanette Bonner, 66, went home to be with he...
  • Elizabeth Harris (1745 - 1828)
    Elizabeth Bonner Harris BIRTH 17 Mar 1745, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA DEATH 25 Dec 1828 (aged 83) BURIAL Bridgeport Cemetery, Seneca Falls, Seneca County, New York, USA, MEMOR...
  • Elizabeth Crowder (1795 - d.)
    Source: England Marriages, 1538-1973 [online database]. Lehi, UT, USA: MyHeritage (USA) Inc. : Elizabeth Bonner & Anderson Crowder Country: United Kingdom; State: England; Film: 1541962C...
  • Frank Bonner (1942 - 2021)
    Actor, Television Director. He will be remembered for playing the scheming and loudly dressed marketing manager 'Herb Tarlek' in the situation comedy TV series "WKRP in Cincinnati" (1978 to 1982) and "...
  • Hypatia Bonner (1858 - 1935)

About the Bonner surname

The Bonner surname can be derived from a town in Scotland; or it can mean a chain of hills; hills for tillage; or, the hill of slaughter.The Cornish British, Bonar, means the house of slaughter. Origins can also be Irish or Polish, but ultimately are pre 8th century Old French. As such it is derived from the phrase de bonne aire, meaning of handsome or of good bearing. It was adopted into Middle English as bonere or bonour, and used as a nickname for someone having those qualities, or humorously, someone the opposite.

Variations: Bonar, Boner, Bonners, Bonnar, Bonare,Bonnaire (meaning "good manners"), Boneur (meaning "good hour"), Bona, Booner, Bonney, Bonher